Associations to the word «Posit»


POSIT, noun. Something that is posited; a postulate.
POSIT, noun. (aviation) Abbreviation of position.
POSIT, verb. Assume the existence of; to postulate.
POSIT, verb. Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly.

Dictionary definition

POSIT, noun. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot".
POSIT, verb. Put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty".
POSIT, verb. Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn